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BIG NEWS!!!

Happy New Year everyone!  We are looking forward to our 2012 season, and have some BIG NEWS!
The Vernon Farmers' Market is excited to announce that we will now remain OPEN an extra hour, until 1pm on Mondays and Thursdays for your shopping convenience...

Coming up... NOVEMBER 11th, 2011 !!!

Thanks again for a great season at the Vernon Farmers' Market.  JUST A REMINDER that our Annual Christmas Market will be held on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11th from 9am - 6pm inside the Vernon Rec Centre!  We hope that you can join us for a FULL DAY of market goodness.  Santa will be making an entrance for the kiddies, and there's no better place to start your shopping for the holidays!  Just think of all of the LOCALLY HANDMADE and UNIQUE items you can find for your loved-ones!!!

Locally Grown and Handmade!

Well, it looks like the cool Spring has brought on some pretty delicious foods!  We have already seen the season come and go for asparagus, but there's LOTS coming into season right now... Strawberries have just made their first appearance this week, and right now, those sweet berries would be delcious in a spinach salad! Also available, early carrots, beet tops, radishes, salad turnips, greenhouse tomatoes and cucumbers, and more!

VFM - OPENING DAY 2011

HAPPY SPRING EVERYONE!

We are OPEN for the Season on THURSDAY, APRIL 21ST, from 8am - 12pm.
Come on down for the FIRST 2011 Vernon Farmers' Market!

Also, FRIENDS who have FACEBOOK, please join our Group - we'll be posting EXCLUSIVE Farmers' Market Information THROUGHOUT the Season!
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Vernon-Farmers-Market/381934576010

SEE YOU APRIL 21st!

2011 Vendor Applications

Hello All!  The Vernon Farmers' Market has mailed the 2011 Vendor Applications....  Fill them out and send them back soon!  The FIRST day for the Vernon Farmers' Market is THURSDAY APRIL 21st

SEE YOU THERE!

Working Together To Strengthen Our Local Food System

The BC Assoication of Farmers' Markets, in partnership with the Richmond Food Security Society, are hosting the conference"Working Together To Strengthen Our Local Food System," in Steveston, BC.

Christmas Market 2010

Well, thank you all for supporting us this season!  Today was our last outdoor market... which was a beautiful autumn day in the Okanagan, we are so lucky to live here!

Our Annual Christmas Market is coming up quickly, as we are already almost in November!!!

Please come and visit us at the Vernon Recreation Centre on Thursday November 11th, from 9am - 6pm...  That's right, it's an ALL DAY farmers' market!

BC DAY - August 2, 2010

Take a trip to the market on MONDAY, AUGUST 2nd, and...

"CELEBRATE BC DAY THE FARMERS' MARKET WAY!!!"

The Lion's Club will be hosting their famous pancake breakfast, The Chilli Creakers will be performing LIVE for visitors, and FREE CAKE SLICES will be handed out in celebration of Beautiful BC DAY!!!

See you Monday, from 8am - 12pm!

IN SEASON...

You can find everything from early apples to zucchini right now at the Vernon Farmers' Market!

Come and see us Monday and Thursday mornings from 8-12, to get your fill of fresh peaches, apricots, cherries, blueberries, new potatoes, peas, cucumbers and more!

There's always an abundance of artisan products at the market, so be sure to take a look at these unique handmade creations!

Thank You!

WOW!  What a celebration for our country's birthday!  The Vernon Farmers' Market had its LARGEST VENDOR ATTENDANCE EVER on Canada Day 2010!  

Thank you to all who came out to support the farmers' market, to Kath and the TomCats for their amazing performance, and to the Lion's Club, who again this year hosted their FAMOUS Pancake Breakfast!

The day was a huge success!  Thanks for shopping locally everyone!